Another fun day of baseball is in the books. Right now three of the six division races as well as both wild-card races are separated by no more than three games in the standings. The last few weeks of the season are going to be a blast. Here is a recap of Saturday's news from around the league.
RUMORS & TRANSACTIONS
Mets: Placed RHP Bartolo Colon on revocable trade waivers (ESPN) ... Likely to shop 2B Daniel Murphy in trades this offseason (New York Post) ... Activated RHP Jacob deGrom (shoulder) off the 15-day DL and sent RHP Rafael Montero to Triple-A, the team announced.
Indians: Placed C Yan Gomes on the 7-day concussion disabled list, the team announced ... DH Jason Giambi (knee) will begin a minor league rehab assignment soon and is expected to be activated off the disabled list when rosters expand on Sept. 1. (Cleveland Plain-Dealer)
Rangers: RHP Yu Darvish (elbow) has not yet resumed throwing. There is no timetable for his return and it's possible his season is over (Fox Sports Southwest) ... LHP Derek Holland (knee) was scratched from Sunday's scheduled minor league rehab start due to back spasms. It is unclear when he will pitch again. (Fox Sports Southwest)
Yankees: RHP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) threw 35 pitches across two simulated innings, the Yankees announced. It was his first time facing hitters since getting hurt.
Nationals: Top prospect RHP Lucas Giolito has reached his innings limit and will be shut down for the remainder of the season. (MLB.com)
Yankees: Retired No. 6 in honor of long-time manager and Hall of Famer Joe Torre.